Celebrating the Eternal Moonwalker: Michael Jackson's 65 Unforgettable Tracks

On his 65th birthday, we dive into the timeless world of Michael Jackson's music, exploring his most iconic songs that continue to inspire and move generations.

Michael Jackson wasn't just a singer; he was an institution, a force of nature, a sensation that the world had never seen before and, perhaps, will never see again. Born on August 29, 1958, MJ revolutionized the world of music and dance, giving us unforgettable hits that have withstood the test of time. 

As we celebrate what would have been his 65th birthday, let's walk down memory lane, moonwalk through his magic, and groove to the rhythm of his 65 best tracks that have left an indelible mark on the hearts of billions.

Take a listen to the playlist below:

  1. Billie Jean - The mesmerizing bassline that captivated a generation.
  2. Thriller - A haunting anthem paired with the most iconic dance routine.
  3. Beat It - Blending pop and rock with Eddie Van Halen's epic guitar solo.
  4. Smooth Criminal - The track that asked, "Annie, are you OK?"
  5. Black or White - A rallying cry against racial prejudice.
  6. Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough - Disco magic and pure energy.
  7. Rock with You - The shimmering backdrop of many '80s dance nights.
  8. Man in the Mirror - An introspective journey of self-change.
  9. Bad - Defiance and swagger rolled into one.
  10. Heal the World - A poignant plea for global peace and unity.
  11. Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ - Infectious beats and unmissable rhythms.
  12. The Way You Make Me Feel - A whirlwind of love and passion.
  13. Remember the Time - A nostalgic trip to an ancient romance.
  14. Dirty Diana - Raw emotion and rock influences.
  15. They Don’t Care About Us - A powerful statement on societal injustices.
  16. You Are Not Alone - The soothing balm of companionship.
  17. Human Nature - Capturing the allure of the city lights.
  18. Off The Wall - The invitation to let loose and dance.
  19. Dangerous - Love, allure, and risk in one track.
  20. Scream - An explosive duet with Janet expressing frustration.
  21. You Rock My World - Love and admiration at its grooviest.
  22. Give In To Me - A moody ballad on longing and surrender.
  23. Blood on the Dance Floor - Mystery, intrigue, and a captivating beat.
  24. Earth Song - An environmental anthem ahead of its time.
  25. I Just Can’t Stop Loving You - A romantic duet that tugs at the heartstrings.
  26. Jam - Groovy undertones with a powerful message.
  27. Liberian Girl - A serene love letter with African influences.
  28. Another Part of Me - The theme of unity at its finest.
  29. Who Is It - A haunting question of love and identity.
  30. Ghost - The perfect blend of creepy and catchy.
  31. Stranger in Moscow - Melancholy reflections on loneliness.
  32. Butterflies - A serene serenade for a new love.
  33. Leave Me Alone - A declaration of independence from the tabloids.
  34. Speechless - Pure emotion in the face of overwhelming beauty.
  35. Hold My Hand - A promise of enduring support.
  36. Love Never Felt So Good - A posthumous duet that feels timeless.
  37. Can You Feel It - The magic of unity in song form.
  38. In the Closet - Passion, secrets, and sultry rhythms.
  39. Cry - An anthem of hope in a world of challenges.
  40. She’s Out of My Life - Heart-wrenching ballad of lost love.
  41. A Place with No Name - A dreamscape of escape and desire.
  42. P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) - A flirtatious tune that embodies the '80s.
  43. Get on the Floor - Disco-era MJ calling everyone to dance.
  44. Childhood - A reflection on lost innocence.
  45. I Want You Back - Young MJ's plea of rekindled love.
  46. ABC - The simplicity of love, Jackson 5 style.
  47. Blame It on the Boogie - The infectious groove you can't resist.
  48. Will You Be There - An ode to unwavering support and friendship.
  49. Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground) - The quintessential dance command.
  50. Rockin' Robin - Young MJ's chirpy take on a classic.
  51. Dancing Machine - The robotic moves and irresistible beat.
  52. This Is It - Reflective, melancholic, and beautifully poignant.
  53. Speed Demon - A whirlwind ride through rebellious beats.
  54. Tabloid Junkie - A critique of media sensationalism.
  55. Got to Be There - The soulful promise of presence.
  56. 2 Bad - Confronting adversaries with style.
  57. Say Say Say - Two music legends playing off each other's strengths.
  58. Farewell My Summer Love - A bittersweet goodbye to young romance.
  59. Can't Let Her Get Away - The chase of love set to a groovy beat.
  60. Ghosts - Exploring eerie narratives with a danceable touch.
  61. This Time Around - Confronting challenges with resilience.
  62. Money - A critique of greed and its consequences.
  63. She Drives Me Wild - The intoxication of a new crush.
  64. Why - Heartfelt questions with harmonious answers.
  65. Workin' Day and Night - A relentless rhythm of dedication and drive.

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